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North Terrace Adelaide – Michael Waterhouse Photography

Adelaide Kayak & Cultural Immersion

This full day tour allows you to get out and see Adelaide from a different perspective! Start the morning with a guided cultural tour through the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, followed by lunch at the famous Adelaide Oval. Spend the afternoon exploring North Terrace, Adelaide’s cultural boulevard and finish the day with a leisurely kayak along the River Torrens.

  • Nestled in the heart of the city, visit the Adelaide Botanic Gardens for an Immersive cultural experience, leaning about Aboriginal culture, history and bush medicines.

  • Explore Adelaide’s cultural precinct, North Terrace, take in the stunning architecture and historic buildings and choose to visit one of the State Museum or Art Gallery.

  • Enjoy a two-course lunch, with incredible views across Adelaide Oval

  • Take a leisurely kayak along the River Torrens, notice the calm and peaceful surroundings as you follow your guide around the curves and bends and under the bridges.

Availability - Limited public departure dates, inquire directly for private bookings.

Duration- Departs Adelaide 9.30am and returns 5.30pm

Price - from $600 AUD per person

Inclusions - Return transport, Experienced guide, Private cultural tour through Adelaide Botanic Gardens, Guided kayak tour, Paddles & PFDs, Museum or Art Gallery entry, 2 course lunch at Adelaide Oval with one beverage

Tour Availability

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Palm House Adelaide Botanic Gardens Adelaide - Rishi Sharma
  • Nature escape in the heart of the city

    Nestled in the heart of Adelaide, the Botanic Gardens offer a serene escape into nature. Stroll through themed gardens, each showcasing a variety of plant species. The First Creek Wetland provides a peaceful setting, and the Bicentennial Conservatory offers a unique collection of exotic plants.

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Adelaide Botanic Garden Adelaide - South Australian tourism Commission
  • Learn about Indigenous bush medicines

    Join a local Aboriginal guide and learn all about Aboriginal culture, history and bush medicines as you wander through the Adelaide Botanic Gardens.

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  • Relaxed lunch at Adelaide’s most iconic landmark

    Adelaide Oval is proudly regarded as one of the most picturesque sporting grounds in the world. Attracting thousands of visitors each year for sporting events, concerts and major events this iconic landmark is centrally located on Adelaide’s Riverbank precinct. Here you will enjoy a 2-course dining experience in the Bespoke Wine Bar with views overlooking the oval.

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Art Gallery of South Australia Adelaide - South Australian Tourism Commission
  • Explore Adelaide’s cultural boulevard

    Following lunch, you will discover North Terrace, Adelaide’s cultural precinct with the choice to explore either the Art Gallery of South Australia, the South Australian Museum or the Migration Museum. With time to self-explore one of the three museums/galleries and soak up some history and culture.

Let us take you on an adventure to discover our well kept secrets, and oh so close to Adelaide!pureSA staff
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  • Leisurely afternoon kayak

    Finish the day with a leisurely, guided kayak tour along the River Torrens. See Adelaide from a different perspective spotting iconic landmarks and keeping an eye out for birds and wildlife. Learn about the importance of the River Torrens Eco System and its importance to the city of Adelaide.


Important Information


Minimum age is 8 years old. Children must be accompanied by a fare paying adult

Children aged 8-12 years must be in a kayak with someone aged 15+

Maximum weight for kayaking is 120kgs.

Your choice of entry into the Art Gallery or museum. This part of the tour is self-guided

You will need to wear enclosed footwear for the kayak tour. We also recommend wearing hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and clothes you don’t mind getting a little wet.

Minimum age to consume alcohol is 18 years

This tour requires a minimum of 4 participants to run. When minimum numbers are not met, booked customers will have the option to upgrade to a private tour (for an additional fee) or receive a full refund. For guaranteed departures contact Pure SA directly to inquire about private options.

Departure | 9.30am from Adelaide Botanic Gardens, North Terrace. Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow time for check in.

Return | Your tour will conclude at Pinky Flat at approximately 5.30pm

Private Options | DAYS: Mon – Sun 

Additional Extras for private tours

  • Bespoke guided tour of the Art Gallery
  • Swap Indigenous experience for a wine journey & tasting at the National Wine Centre
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